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Can You Get Herpes From Waxing
Yes as any kind of : trauma can lead to an outbreak. But it is not a guarantee. Waxing is more traumatic than shaving. Even just stress can cause an outbreak. I recommend having prescription valacyclovir available if any burning itching or pain starts, and you can take a pill to prevent the outbreak or at least shorten the course. ...Read more
There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more
Is it possible to get herpes from a brazilian wax? The aesthetician used gloves and used a new stick, but she did double dip. My main concern is if a client before me had herpes and the virus got in the wax. Thank you.
No the virus: cannot survive in hot waxGet a more detailed answer ›
Had intimate Hollywood wax in a salon that double dips.can I get herpes/HPV/ other STI from this?virus from prev client survive in wax?
Uncertain, but...: I am afraid there have been no exact studies to address the connected concerns in your scenario. But contracting infective agents may take place as long as the external natural barrier like skin or mucosa is broken by sex-related acts. And the related symptoms may develop if internal humoral immunity is not strong enough to fend off the invading infective agents. Nonetheless, seek evaluation... ...Read more
Grooming: Grooming of the pubic hair area may be a risk factor for developing skin infections from herpes, molluscum contagiosum and bacterial skin infections such as folliculitis. One can also get contact dermatitis from the wax. As you can imagine, one must take precautions or use other methods if problems are caused. Meds are available for most complications see your MD. ...Read more
Can allergies cause lymph nodes to wax and wane? Chronic over 8 yrs. Tested neg for HIV, HERPES, cancers.
They ALWAYS do that: I'm glad you're health conscious. That's what lymph nodes are supposed to do. Everybody has a few palpable ones that come and go. They're your friends, fighting goodness-knows-what so you never know it attacked. Relax and be thankful for good health. ...Read more
Having one bump means a cyst or something else have a lot of hair on my vagina I do not shave or wax and do not have a STD or herpes what can it b it burns and stings sometimes?
From herpes viruses: A person can get herpes from another person's fresh herpes sores. The other person may have sores on his or her genitals, lips, fingers, etc..., and transmit viruses by touching the uninfected person. Sometimes, infected persons can transmit herpes even when they don't have visible fresh herpes sores, so prevention is not always possible. Most adults have had oral herpes, as it is so common. ...Read more
See below: If your partner has never been infected with the herpes simplex virus they cannot spread it. People can be infected with hsv1 and 2 and have no visible lesions but can still have the virus in their secretions and spread the infection by direct contact with these infected oral or genital secretions. ...Read more
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